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The Lucerne Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   201 West 79th Street, New York City, NY 10024 (Manhattan)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here two night in August while my husband did the NYC Tri. The hotel is geared up to accomodate the racers with bikes in the lobby and rooms. The staff was courteous and in fact one of the doormen was so kind and helpful it was beyond. The front desk was polite. The rooms are sort old European... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good value for the price. Rooms on the smaller side (comfortable and cosy) which seems to be the norm in NYC, but well equipped. Walking distance to food, shopping and Subway. Located in a safer neighbourhood. Central Park close by.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and children and I stayed here for four nights. Our room was a corner room (would definitely recommend) and even though that may have increased the noise (which to be clear was less than we expected), we were very happy with the views the room provided. The beds and pillows were comfortable, Internet/ wifi was consistently good, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just stayed at the Lucerne for the fifth year in a row on our Labor Day weekend trip to NYC. It was yet another excellent stay - the staff was friendly and efficient, and the room well-appointed and comfortable. The location is fantastic - one block from the subway, two blocks from the Natural History Museum and Zabars, and three... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from New York and the experience at The Lucerne Hotel was perfect. The hotel is located between Amsterdam Avenue (full of places to eat and full of life in the evening) and Broadway (which runs along Manhattan). Very close to the metro line 1 (at the end of the road), 5 minute walk to the lines... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an exceptional choice to all who wants to enjoy the stay in NYC: good value, kindly and helpful staff, perfect location with a lot of services and without noises during the night....you will have fun for sure!

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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

New York is a tricky place to stay because you really have to balance value with location and services. Trip advisor helped me choose this hotel and I'm glad I stayed here. It is much better value than hotels closer to the Broadway hub and the extra bonus is that it is much quieter too. The location is great being... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose The Lucerne Hotel for it's location (upper west side), room size (two full size beds), price, and consistently high ratings here on Trip Advisor. Check-in was quick, and the room we received with the 4 night 20% discount did not have much of a view, but was a nice, large corner room with windows on 2 walls and... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms was large and comfortable. The hotel is easy walking distance from Metro station. Therefore it is easy to get downtown Manhattan very quickly. The hotel is close to Central Park, Museum of Natural History and The Met is not too far. The immediate surrounding offers many dinning options, from little deli shops to nice restaurants. I loved that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel in a wonderful area - close to so many interesting sites, restaurants, etc., but away from the noise and crowds. Room was beautifully appointed and very comfortable. Staff were excellent - friendly and welcoming.

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Address: 201 West 79th Street, New York City, NY 10024
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Upper West Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lucerne Hotel 4*
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